Wow, you ladies definitely loved my last post about Chappy Windsor and her Minot store, Dakota Chappy. It’s inspiring to see how one person has changed so many women’s relationship to clothing and their bodies.
And thanks for commenting and entering to The Chappy Dress, an original design by Chappy Windsor! I’ve totally been living in this comfy dress and my Total Tight (another Chappy design) since I got home from Minot.
I went to the store specifically to purchase a Total Tight, but I have to admit, I totally would have walked right past this dress if Chappy wouldn’t have been such a sweetheart and gifted it to me.
See, flirty little dresses like this usually look bulky on me. I have an athletic build with strong legs and hips and a very long torso. Flirty little short skirts usually make me look totally rectangular.
But Chappy has placed the seams in just such a way that it doesn’t bunch up around your waist and works for a variety of body types. The chiffon makes it a little romantic, but you can style it boho, tough or minimalistic with very little effort. And if you flip it around and wear it backwards, the chiffon goes all the way across the bottom of the skirt, so it’s like two looks in one.
It’s going to drive Chappy nuts that I’ve been wearing mine a size larger so it’s slouchy around the neck and I can scrunch up the sleeves, but that’s just kind of how I roll. I love oversized layers and mixing a million different shades of black. Since it snowed today (boo!) I paired it with ankle boots, a knit hat and a spiked necklace from Rocksbox.
P.S. In case you’re curious, Rocksbox is a jewelry subscription service that sends three pieces of jewelry to your door every month. If you want to try it, you can enter the promo code prariestylefilexoxo (yes, it’s spelled wrong, I know) at check out by April 20 (yep, that’s today!) and get one month free! After that, you can get 50% off your first month.
And now for what you all really came here for — the winner!
Hayley Jung, your blog comment just earned you a Chappy Dress of your own! Watch your email for a note from me about how to claim your prize.
Thanks for playing, everybody! The next giveaway is Tuesday, May 12, which will be here before we know it.
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